‘Lagniappe’



Our Plans For July

Several years ago, the congregation of First Baptist Church insisted that Martha and I take some extended time to get away. At first, we had to be compelled to do so (what were we thinking?), but since then we look forward to the time. We deeply appreciate our church’s concern for us and look forward […]

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An Exciting Summer

Yikes! Public schools begin August 8! We have a lot to do before August 8 in the form of camps, ministries, and outreach. Let me give you an idea of what we are planning for the remainder of the summer before school begins. First, we have a mission team in Bogota, Columbia, teaching English as […]

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A Father’s Day Tribute

My father passed away Valentine’s Day 1998. I still miss him. Of all things, I still pick up the phone and want to call him and tell him about church, life, and family. I especially would like to tell him about my grandchildren. He would love Reagan and be amazed at Jake, Chase, and Luke. […]

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A Final Look At A Great Week

It’s hard not to feel good about happy, well-behaved children and loving, Godly leaders. That is what we have experienced this week I want to thank all of you who have volunteered. Each of you has other places to be and other things to do, yet you chose to give this week to children, to […]

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Where We Are

At strategic and important times, I report to the church where we are and where we hope to go. This is one of those times. Beginning last November and especially this past January, First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, has seen the powerful working of God. My hope and prayer is that this is happening in many churches. […]

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About Waylon

I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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Verse of the Day

But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never end.” — Luke 1:30-33 (NIV)